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Jan 16, 2013 7:00pm PST
of mind when they drop their child off for first grade. >> reporter: late yesterday, the n.r.a. released this internet ad, calling the president an elitist hypocrite, since his kids have armed guards at their school. the n.r.a. says it's added 250,000 new members in the past month. the group promises a very expensive and hard-fought fight. in washington, emily schmidt, k.t.v.u., channel 2 news. >>> other executive orders issued by the president deal with mental health, including making sure doctors know they can ask patients about guns in their homes. clarifying medicaid's mental health service provisions, and telling healthcare providers they can report threats of violence. >>> gun control is a divisive issue. we asked people in martinez and pleasant hill what they thought of the president's plan. some were at the martinez gun club. others in downtown pleasant hill. some were gun owners, some were not. now remember, this an unscientific sampling of opinion. >> i think most of what he says is probably right. i think that the ban on the magazines greater than 10 is just fine. >> it almost
KICU
Jan 10, 2013 7:00pm PST
-- the nra accused the task force of attacking the second amendment. >> it's a mural with a message. they hope it can break a cycle of violence. >> here's a story of a movable work of art meant to move people. >> reporter: the 28-foot long mural is called the tree of life. it is a construction site important to the oakland community. it represents hope and forgiveness. >> the tree of life mural was unveiled to west oakland today. it's an expression of concern to an acknowledgement of lost young lives. >> i say there's nothing to be care -- scared of because we live here and it's -- west oakland's beautiful. >> even 1 of the credit airports was him -- credit creators was shot. >> it is in front of the site where the west oakland youth center will stand. >> our young people have witnessed so much violence and tragedy. >> congresswoman barbara lee told user in city -- inner city gun rivens will not stop without -- violence will not stop without some comprehensive violence effortings put in place. >> the youth center is -- efforts put in place. >> i'd like to see this place open and vio
KICU
Jan 11, 2013 7:00pm PST
of bearior. >> meanwhile -- behavior. >> meanwhiles nra proposes is a ban. >> we had a decade for on guns and it had no impact. >> he admitted was impractical. >> every gun purchased can only be fired by the person who purchased it. >> that technology exists but it's extremely expensive. >> so expensive no one really expects mr. biden will recommend it tuesday, to the put but he will make recommendations even though he thinks they won't completely solve the problem. >>> a sfen-year-old boy was shot -- 17-year-old boy was shot just after midnight on drake avenue in marinc. >> that teen had come from sisku county to be with family and celebrated his 17th birthday a few days ago. >> someone thought he had stolen a drug cash. it's the first homicide in marin krae in two years. >> a machine's body was -- city in two years. >>> a sonoma sheriff deputy don't know if the death was accidental or the man was a victim of foul play. his identity will be relieved pending notification of next of kind. >> three or four suspects in a homicide case are free tonight. >> prosecutors say a 72-hour deadline t
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Jan 16, 2013 4:00am PST
shooting, vice president joe biden has met with the nra, healthcare professionals, gun control groups and a rep from walmart, the nation's largest gun seller. the president will lay out the measures created from those meetings. likely on the list: a push for an assault weapons ban and better background checks. the president speaks at 11:45 eastern. children who wrote letters expressing concerns about gun violence in schools will join him. a new york city school bus driver strike starts today, affecting 152,000 students. more than 8,000 drivers and support workers are walking off the job to protest a lack of job protections. new york city mayor michael bloomberg has proposed a competetive bid process for school bus contracts in order to save money. the union is upset it may impact current drivers. this strike is the first such job action by unionized new york school bus drivers in more than three decades. massive job cuts are happening around the globe. the world's largest platinum producer, located in south africa, is closing 4 mine shafts and letting go of 14,000 employees, which is
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Jan 17, 2013 4:00am PST
of the president. the nra also issued this statement: in the marketplace, gun manufacturers report sales are up and may not be hurt by the president's plan to ban assult weapons and high-capacity clips. "they make such a small contribution to the company's bottom line that what impact it'll have is yet to be seen." in st. louis, a part-time student at the stevens institute of business shot the school's financial aid director in the chest wednesday, then turned the gun on himself. the wounded men were rushed to the hospital. the shooter, identified as 34-year-old sean johnson, reportedly has a history of mental illness. the victim, identified as greg elsenrath, is expected to recover. american airlines is upward- bound, according to the ceo. the airline just reported turning a profit in the 4th quarter, which was due in part to cost cutting. amr is said to be closer to wrapping up its bankrutpcy restructing. and, the airline plans to unveil a new look at its fleet this month. the ceo declined comment on a potential merger with u.s. airways. u.s. airways stock continues to gain ground. it was up
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Jan 31, 2013 4:00am PST
gun laws, the nra reports membership is up a half million people, and the campaign to prevent gun violence reports recently raising $5 million. and time magazine plans to get lean. the company is cutting 500 jobs worldwide, to become more nimble. ben lichtenstein of tradersaudio.com joins us for a closer look at the market today. ben, how rattled are traders behind the scenes over the latest gdp number? > > for the most part not really. initial reaction to the number was extremely limited this morning. again, slightly lower, not much of a concern. one thing traders were talking about is the second lower number: are we in a recession? > what about the fed fallout? the fed is standing pat but continuing on with stimulus. > > now there was a little bit more fallout from the fed activity. we saw high-energy sell-side activity late in the afternoon session. it took a little while to come off, but again, for the most part, it was mostly led by the russell. the nasdaq was kind of lagging. the dow was joining in, and the s&p's definitely came to the front of the party as well and decided
KICU
Jan 15, 2013 11:30pm PST
. this comes as president obama is set to call for tighter gun restrictions. the nra has taken aim at violent games. but now they have released this shooting range app. >> i don't think it's consistent with a good shot. >> reporter: it has an original age restriction of four. it's now been raised to 12. tomorrow mr. obama will call on congress to ban assault weapons and limit high capacity clips like those used in the deadly sandy hook school shooting and require background checks on all gun buyers. >> will all of them get through this congress, i don't know. >> the head of the nra predicts failure. >> but i would say that the likelihood is they're not going to be able to get an assault weapons ban through this congress. >> reporter: new york lawmakers were able to pass the toughest assault weapons restriction in the nation. it was signed by governor cuomo today. president obama will be joined by school children who wrote to him following the school shooting at sandy hook elementary. reporting live tonight, heather holmes, ktvu news. >>> new at 10:00, a peaceful resolution that lasted for ab
KICU
Jan 13, 2013 11:30pm PST
to get the illegal guns off the street. >> reporter: the nra did some recruiting at this gun show offering a free ticket to anyone who signed up for their $35 a year membership. as one volunteer told me quote, the more members we have, the more the politics will have to listen to us. >> unfortunately a lot of times when you have a tragedy like that you have an emotional reactionary response. >> reporter: a father against gun control spoke out at dualing protests outside a gun show. some residents there asked for the event to be shut down after the shootings at sandy hook elementary school. the city did hold the gun show and several hundred people attended. >>> marin county will spend $20,000 on its first ever no question asked gun buy back event. they will pay cash for up to three weapons and then hand out vouchers after that. the guns can be brought to police stations in novato, san rafael, larkspur. >>> the head of the rifle association bet that the bill is going to fail. >> i would bet that the likelihood is that they are not going to be able to get an assault weapons ban thro
KICU
Jan 16, 2013 11:30pm PST
this nra ad repugnant and courtly. it questioned why it's okay for the president's children to have secret service, but not put armed guards at school. most people would agree, the president's children should not be used as pawns in a political fight. >>> most americans felt ashelled that the newtown shooting could happen in this country. 34% also said there are too many guns in this country. 35% said gun laws should be left unchanged. 5% think gun laws should be loosened. a number of the president's proposals are already law here in california. the state already bans the sale of assault rifles and magazines with more than 10 rounds of ammunition. democratic lawmakers in sacramento say they expect a push for even stricter gun control laws. those could restrictions on the sale of devices that allow rapid firing of a large number of rounds, and greater regulation on the sale of ammunition. tonight at 10:30, our coverage continues. we're gauging reaction to the president's appeal, plus the one thing he could have done, but didn't. >>> many people in the bay area are making plans to be in wash
KICU
Jan 26, 2013 11:30pm PST
together, we stand a chance." many demonstrators targeted the nra with their signs and other held up names of fun violence victims. across the street a counter- demonstration. dick heller was there. >> it's a dangerous city when people are disarmed. >> reporter: both rallies come a day after vice president joe biden hit the road to promote the president's law for new firearms law. several high-powered speakers addressed the crowd, but the perhaps the most powerful testimony came from a survivor of the 2007 massacre at virginia tech. >> be need to challenge my politician who think it's easier to ask an elementary schoolteacher to stand up to a gunman with an ar-15 than it is to ask them to stand up to a gun lobbyist with a checkbook. >> reporter: the independent firearms owners association president says gun violence won't be solved with a began. >> well, what is going to be the impact on the future ban of those magazines and guns on criminals or crazy people? zero. nada. >> reporter: but lori bennet hopes for better odds than that. >> the bottom line is that we can't prevent all the vi
KICU
Jan 27, 2013 11:30pm PST
. feinstein says a new poll shows strong support for an assault weapons ban. the nra has predicted the bill will not pass. >>> california law makers will consider how well the state's department ban is working during hearings. the department will see demonstrations of firearms that are illegal here. and gun rights groups. the hearings will happen tuesday morning at the capital in sacramento. >>> former republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan down played the question that he would be running for president. >> i have a job to do, i represent wisconsin. >> reporter: ryan said he's focusing on his work in congress. >> he is especially concerned about upcoming cuts known as sequester cuts that would slash the budget. >>> within the past hour, a bipartisan group of senators has announced that an agreement has been reached on the principals to overhaul the nation's immigration reform. an estimated 11,000 people are in the country illegally. >>> the nation of brazil is in mourning after a fire broke through a club. the club was at twice its maximum capacity at the time of that fire. >> rep
KICU
Jan 30, 2013 11:30pm PST
and background checks on all gun sales. wayne laperriere of the nra says enforcement of existing laws is needed. not more legislation. >> law-abiding gun owners will not accept blame for the acts of violent or deranged criminals. >> the criminals won't go to purchase the guns, because there will be a background check. you missed the point completely! >> reporter: saying california already has strict gun role laws, but federal legislation may stop people from going to other states, where it's easier to buy a gun. >> what it does is close an interstate transportation loophole. >> reporter: after the hearing, giffords and her husband met privately with the president at the white house. the president had promised to make gun control a priority. >>> more details now. a small group of protesters rallied outside the san francisco office of senator dianne feinstein. they called themselves women warriors and are opposed to any attempt by the government to take away their weapons. they say the 2nd amendment guarantees their right to bear arms. >>> a controversial new bill was introduced in sacramento tod
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